Sakura-Con to Host the World Premiere of the Caligula Anime

Sakura-Con has announced that it will host the world premiere of the Caligula television anime on March 30, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. The anime’s producer Takanori Matsuoka, as well as voice actor Chiharu Sawashiro (who plays protagonist Ritsu Shikishima), will attend the screening.

Caligula is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on April 8, 2018.

Sakura-Con will be taking place March 30-April 1, 2018 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. This year’s guests include Mamoru Yokota, Rumi Okubo, and Shigefumi Shingaki.

Source: ANN

Netflix Confirms That the Lost Song Anime Will Debut Outside of Japan Later in 2018

Anime News Network is reporting that Netflix will debut the Lost Song original television anime project outside of Japan all at once later in 2018. The show’s official Japanese website still lists the show as debuting outside of Japan in Summer 2018.

Netflix Japan will stream the project starting on March 31, 2018, and new episodes will stream weekly on Saturdays. Lost Song will also air on Japanese television starting on April 8, 2018.

Junpei and Morita are directing the anime and writing the script. Tomonori Fukuda is providing the original character designs. Yūsuke Shirato is composing the music.

Konomi Suzuki is performing the opening theme song “Utaeba Soko ni Kimi ga Iru Kara” (If I Sing, You Will Be There), and Yukari Tamura is performing the show’s ending theme song “Tears Echo.”

Source: ANN

Staff and Cats Announced for the Miss caretaker of Sunohara-sou Anime

The staff and cast has been revealed for the forthcoming anime adaptation of the Miss caretaker of Sunohara-sou manga.

Shin Oonuma is the anime’s chief director. Mirai Minato is directing the anime at SILVER LINK, with Keisuke Inoue as assistant director. Fumihiko Shimo is in charge of series composition. Kazuya Hirata is drawing the character designs. Ruka Kawada is composing the music. Flying Dog is in charge of music production.

The cast includes:

  • Rina Satou is Ayaka Sunohara
  • Eri Kitamura is Aki Shiina
  • Ayane Sakura is Nana

Miss caretaker of Sunohara-sou is scheduled to premiere in Japan in Summer 2018.

Source: ANN

Satoru Hiura to Launch New Manga Series in April 2018

The official website for Shueisha’s You magazine has announced that Satoru Hiura will launch a new series titled Mo Ichido Anata ni in the magazine’s May 2018 issue on April 13, 2018.

The website’s teaser reads, “A housewife living an ordinary life leaps through time and meets…?”

Shueisha will also publish Hiura’s manga adaptation of Yutaka Maya’s Kizoku Tantei novel on April 25, 2018.

Source: ANN

Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the I Want to Eat Your Pancreas Manga

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has licensed the manga adaptation of the I Want to Eat Your Pancreas novel. The series will be available digitally and in print, and the first volume is scheduled to be released on January 22, 2019.

Idumi Kirihara’s manga adaptation launched in Futabasha’s Monthly Action magazine in August 2016 and ended in May 2017. Futabasha published the manga’s second and final compiled book volume in June 2017.

Source: ANN

Staff and Main Cast Announced for the Let Me Eat Your Pancreas Anime Film

The staff and main cast has been announced for the forthcoming anime film adaptation of the Let Me Eat Your Pancreas novel.

Shin’ichirō Ushijima is directing the film and writing the script, while Yūichi Oka is the chief animation director and character designer. Hiroko Sebu is composing the music. Studio VOLN is producing the animation.

Mahiro Takasugi will voice the unnamed protagonist, and Lynn will play the lead female character Sakura Yamuchi.

The Let Me Eat Your Pancreas anime film is scheduled to open in Japanese theaters on September 1, 2018.

Source: ANN

Seven Seas Entertainment Licenses the Beauty and the Beast Girl Manga

Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has licensed Neji’s Beauty and the Beast Girl (Bocchi Kaibutsu to Mōmoku Shōjo) one-shot manga. The first volume is scheduled for large trim print release on January 29, 2019.

Neji launched Beauty and the Beast Girl on pixiv in November 2016. Ichijinsha shipped the single compiled book volume in Japan in July 2017.

Source: ANN